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Mar 1, 2011 6:30pm EST
tapper, who starts us off at the white house, where the study was released just today. >> reporter: good evening, diane. the white house released today what it called the most comprehensive study by the government on women in almost 50 years. each day, 72 million women in the u.s. get up and either head to work or look for work. they're a group of women who are better educated than ever before. but they still make less than their male counterparts, on average, only 80% of what a man makes. this woman graduated with a masters from columbia and went to work for a magazine in new york city. her male counterpart with the same job and only a bachelor's degree was paid $3,000 a year more. >> i felt de-valued. i felt like i didn't count. i felt inferior to my colleague. >> reporter: sometimes it's discrimination, but there are other factors, as well, behind back inequity. >> one reason is they're not going into the kinds of fields that are high income producing. so the president has had an effort to encourage women and girls to go into science and technology and engineering math. >> reporter: w
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 2:35am EDT
leading the air assault on libyan air defense and assets on the ground, the u.s. will pull back and hand over command and control to someone. when? >> we anticipate this transition to take place in a matter of days and not a matter of weeks. >> reporter: the u.s. role will then shift to providing logistical support while the uk, france, italy and other countries enforce the no-fly zone. but no one will say how long that will last. >> i wouldn't speculate in terms of length at this particular point in time. >> reporter: after all, the no-fly zone over iraq ended from the end of gulf war i to the beginning of gulf war ii, 11 years. >>> there is now growing international disagreement over the u.s.-led attacks. norway with drew its planes because it was unsure about which country was in charge. meanwhile, russian prime minister vladimir putin railed against the air strikes as outside meddling, saying it is, quote, reminiscent of a medieval call for a crusade when someone called on others to go and liberate something. >>> and be sure to stay with abc news all day as we continue our c
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
, but temperatures below average. showers are beginning to break apart to the west of us across front royal and winchester and martinsburg. we could see a little sleet to the north of us for the next couple hours or so, not a point to amount to a lot. lingering morning showers give way to a gradual clearing 47-52 degrees. the extended outlook in a few minutes. now to lisa baden with traffic. >>> looks good on 66 and 95 and the beltway. overnight work on 95. 270, 95 in and out of baltimore looks good between frederick and the beltway. nothing complicated out of southern maryland. the pavement is dry. that will change. there is a complication in landover maryland. inner loop, the first exit for 50 the exit ramp closed because of the crash. >>> two murders two days and two blocks apart. >> this morning a suspect is in custody and charged with the deaths of two men in olney. the accused killer is due to appear in district court in rockville later today. if brianne carter is standing by with details. good morning. >> good morning. the suspect is expected to face a judge later today. authorities
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 12:00am EDT
and they get stuck to my fael. i hate to use the word surreal, but it felt like a very gay dream i was having. last night, i updated my facebook status from single to it's complicated. then, i woke up this morning and i went online and how this happened, i have no idea. >> little thing called plan better. >> so, yesterday, i tripped over my dress and i fell up the stairs. >> plan better. >> and about a few months ago i woke up and i was blond. >> plan better. but i loved it, but okay. plan better. >> thank you. >> you're awesome. so -- [ applause ] >> jimmy: plan better. i love it, gnarly, charlie, gnarly. yes. high five. >> wow. >> jimmy: the loneliest goddess of them all, it's very sad. [ applause ] no, i don't blame you. don't. in other wacky celebrity news, chris brown was on "good morning america" today. he was there to be interviewed and do a couple of songs. but he got mad during the interview and after the show he flipped out. robin roberts, one of the hosts of "good morning america," asked him about the fight he had with rihanna. after which he went to his dressing room and reportedl
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 11:35pm EDT
as a subject and friend. barbara walters is here with us. you interviewed elizabeth five times. reaction to her death is really breathtaking out there. on tv news, all the way out to twitter. really touched something deep in the country, across the generations, too. why? what was it about her that captured or imagination and held it for so long? >> reporter: well, i did interview her five times, but i also considered elizabeth taylor a friend and many people don't realize this, she had four children, ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and she loved them dearly, so, i would like to say that my heart and sympathies go out to her family tonight. but to your question. everything she did was larger than life. she was the most beautiful child star. she was the most exquisite adult leading lady. she had 50 movies, two oscars, eight marriages, two to the same man. scandalous headlines and courageous activism. she lived her life her way and, terry, she didn't give a damn what anybody else thought about it. there are some people for whom even the words superstar seems too small. elizabeth tay
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
away. >> this incident has given us cause to look at this and we will review this situation and make a decision. >> some travelers wonder if it is from grueling schedules and fatigue. >> i wonder who puts one person and a tower control slaby -- slaby. >> they point to deadly consequences. this 2006, air crash in lexington, ky directedhad an overwhelmed traffic controller who made a mistake. >> one person would coordinate the emergency equipment. >> after they landed, the pilots told them all that he knew there were not in airplanes down below but was not sure about anything else. the flight safety foundation of alexandria is against the decision today to add an extra overnight controller, saying that the extra $6 million salary is not worth it. >> thank you. >>> we are following breaking news from the district. emergency workers have been on the scene on the 1200 block of every street in northeast washington for hours to pull in and from a trench. -- to pull a man from a trench. >> it has been a cold and harsh evening. in an instant, a construction worker found and saberi alive. res
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 2:35am EDT
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ABC
Mar 24, 2011 12:00am EDT
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ABC
Mar 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
with another plane. a u.s. airways plane, pierced by a bullet? the inside stories of two very near misses. >>> and what is seaworld thinking? a year after killing his trainer, the largest orca in captivity will perform again this morning. >>> prince harry plunges into polar waters with our bob woodruff. speaking out about his brother's wedding plans. and preparing for his role as best man. >>> baby doll brawl. the doll that has parents in an uproar because it's teaching girls to breast-feed. is this too much too soon? >>> good morning, everyone. and, boy, facebook is lighting up with that controversy. >> uh-huh. you said you wouldn't mind. >> i don't think i would. we're going to get into that. >>> the latest it of japan. it's been three weeks since that earthquake. and the nuclear reactor is still not under control. they're trying everything to get it under control. the u.s. has sent over robots now. officials trying to contain all that radiation, also with a method that's never been used before. but we do have rare good news this morning from one of the top american experts sent over to
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 2:35am EST
to him are all aware of it, he's lying. >> reporter: as for gadhafi's claim no force has been used, this man had evidence to the contrary. like many here, he showed us pictures of the dead far too graphic to be shown on television. >> they're not playing games with the people. we are real. he's a killer. believe me. >> he is a terrorist. he is a terrorist. they are looking for freedom and we are free at last. free at last! free at last! >> reporter: in a benghazi cafe, they had a simple wish. >> we want gadhafi die. >> reporter: alex marquardt, abc news, benghazi, libya. >> crude oil prices are hovering around $98 a barrel as traders keep an eye on the unrest. libya's top oil official said the country's crude production has been cut by 50%. here at home the national average price of a gallon of unleaded has reached $3.38, up more than 19 cents in one week. i paid almost $4 yesterday for a gallon. >> it's crazy. events of the world do affect us here at home. >>> the chance of a federal government shutdown bit end of the week could be less likely. >> a short-term plan has been put in
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
? >> at least she's coming out of the penalty to be with us. good morning, america. we have david muir with us, as george continues to take time off. you know what we're going to do this morning? we're going to celebrate elizabeth taylor's life. and our colleague, barbara walters, shares her memories of the icon. and we'll have a look at her jaw-dropping jewels. and the men in her life that lavished her with those jewels. >>> also coming up in this first half hour, what critics are calling a political stunt. this is out of japan this morning. tokyo's governor downing a glass of tap water, just 24 hours after that water was called radioactive. can it really shift this quickly? >>> we're going to start with the wild weather overnight all across the country. sam will have the forecast in a moment. but first, matt gutman joins us from westmoreland county, pennsylvania. >> reporter: good morning. this is a roof tile. that's the only part of this roof that's left. in 15 seconds of terror, residents here tell me that the entire neighborhood was shaking. porches up off the street. houses like this, ma
ABC
Mar 1, 2011 11:35pm EST
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ABC
Mar 24, 2011 2:35am EDT
is facing now new pressure from congress over the u.s. military's role in libya. >> republicans are now demanding specifics from the president about his goals in libya. john hendren has the latest from washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning. as the military operation in libya enters its sixth day, at least in public, moammar gadhafi is showing no sign of giving up. sources say obama administration officials have told european allies they want to hand off control of the international operation in libya this week. nato is already activating ships and planes in the mid terrain yan, a move president obama describes as u.s. exit strategy. >> the exit strategy will be executed this week in the sense that we will be pulling back from our much more active efforts to shape the environment. >> reporter: in benghazi they're cheering a no-fly zone as airborne life line. pro-democracy rebels are holding onto that area. secretary of state hillary clinton calls it the humanitarian catastrophe that did not happen. >> gadhafi' troops were poised to enter benghazi over the weekend, put
ABC
Mar 9, 2011 12:00am EST
in my office. i was very proud of myself. snowbliterated. feel free to use that among your friends. they'll think you made it up. there's a lot of snow falling and it's very cold. finally, america's extra layer of fat comes in handy. take that, michelle obama. it was so -- it was so cold in washington, d.c. today, john boehner's tears were freezing before they even hit the ground. [ laughter ] take a look at this. this is -- this is the side of the highway in new hampshire and -- that's what they call perpendicular parking. it's very difficult. i failed the driver's test twice because i couldn't do that. one of the cities that has been hit hardest by the storm is chicago. anybody here from chicago? [ applause ] well, you got out just in time. more than 20 inches of snow fell. one of the biggest storms on road. the only other time there was this much snow in chicago was on the night the baby oprah was born. but -- [ laughter ] people in chicago and you can tell me if i'm wrong in this, had enough of this weather. this morning, an angry mob brutally attacked a doppler 3,000. it was -- actu
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
elizabeth taylor. >>> good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us today. the first week of spring has come in with a bang, hitting some big chunks of the country, with everything from tornados to even heavy snow. >> in fact, one twister touched down in northern california last night. it damaged a half-dozen homes along a path that stretched at least a mile long. as the state braces for more nasty weather, cleanup continues in the east, after severe storms rip through pennsylvania. we get the latest from brad wheelis. >> reporter: neighborhoods in suburban pittsburgh were blown apart by a powerful tornado. at least 40 homes and a school in hempfield were damaged, moments after last night's funnel cloud sighting. >> i was scared to death. with my wife and kids. we were just scared to death. >> reporter: a similar scene of destruction in nebraska and iowa. >> all you could see was debris flying around. >> reporter: the twisters hit rural areas between omaha and sioux city. >> the garage just went boom. >> reporter: property owners wasted no time rebuilding. floodwaters are rising in sout
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 2:35am EDT
. >> investigators say a core breach in one of the reactors has occurred. akiko fujita brings us the latest live from tokyo. good morning. what is the lateest? >> reporter: good morning to you, rob. we are hearing the reactor vessel of reactor number three may have been breached. those developments coming to us from a press conference with japan's nuclear industrial safety agency. this is clearly troubling news because this raises the possibility that radiation from the reactor which combines uranium and plutonium, could be released. this all comes on a day when work resumed at fukushima daiichi plant just 24 hours after three workers suffered from radiation burns while attempting to replace a cable at one of the reactors. two remain in the hospital. the injuries halt halted work at the plant yesterday but crews are back out at the plant, trying to cool the reactors. the death toll continues to rise from the quake and tsunami. we learned today from the japanese national police agency that more than 10,000 are now confirmed dead. more than 17,000 still missing. it has been two weeks since the quake hi
ABC
Mar 8, 2011 12:00am EST
like a pumpkin, you know? the academy awards are right across the street from us on sunday. but that has nothing to do with why you all got a cavity search on your way in here. that we did for fun. i'm looking forward to the oscars this year. they've got a couple of likable young hosts james franco and anne hathaway, and they're making some changes to update the traditional oscar moments that i think are good. for instance, this year, they'll have an in memoriam and an in rehab montage to honor those who could not be with us because they are being held captive by dr. drew in a house. natalie portman is the favorite to win best actress and i'm a little worryied about her because since 2010 every best actress winner's husband has cheated on her with a tattooed nazi stripper. it's true. it's 100%. a lot of people making acceptance speeches on sunday and i like to give them -- not that they need my business but a little advice courtesy of "the view" this morning, and that advice is, don't ask sherri shepherd to be your speech coach. >> today we have the hou
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
they have arrested one suspect. the chief will be briefing us at 6:30. she but police maj. the only thing they are saying is ballistic testing was completed, and those test allow police to make this arrest to confirm the link and get the suspects in custody. people will be breathing a sigh of relief. >> ask anybody about reasonsfor recent crimes and they're likely to say something like this -- >> it is a little suspicious to me. >> last righted this man was found shot to death in his home. he was a devout muslim who is the most of his time of the muslim community center. >> he was always so alive. everybody loved him. he was always going up to grooms and advising them on how to treat their wives fairly. >> monday this man was gunned down as he walked home from his job on monday. he had not even collected his first american paycheck. he had nothing our robber would want. and so people are waiting for answers, hoping that their sense of security can be restored. >> it is a shame where itwe cannot go where we want to go and our own neighborhood. >> again, under arrest has been m
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 12:00am EDT
is here with us tonight. you know what, i hope she didn't bring the snake. i camped out all night to see her even though it's my own show and i could have walked in. the whole city of west hollywood has moved east into regular hollywood for this event. britney was on "good morning america" this morning. that was big, too. george stephanopoulos was shrieking like a teenage girl. this is britney's second appearance on our show. the first one was a long time -- she hasn't been here in, like, two kids, and -- i will say no one is more excited about britney's appearance tonight than our parking lot security guard guillermo, who is -- oh, there he is. [ cheers and applause ] he's -- where have you been? >> in the dressing room. >> jimmy: you were in britney's dressing room? >> yes. >> jimmy: well, i'd like to speak you with after class. >> okay. >> jimmy: what is your favorite britney song, guillermo? >> baby hit me one more time. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: it's kind of -- they grow up so fast. britney spears' fans need a good nickname. i don't think the fans have, like, an overall titl
ABC
Mar 5, 2011 12:00am EST
this is a regular special show for us tonight. but usually at the end of the week, as it comes to a close, the tradition is we have our weekly tribute to the fcc, where we bleep and blur things whether we need it or not. and this week is no exception. it's "this week in unnecessary censorship." >> from geoffrey rush and colin firth. when i just saw you, [ bleep ] colin, it only confirmed the bromance rumors. >> [ bleep ] massage while i -- >> i will be offcamera giving him a hand [ bleep ]. >> so, seven relieved hopefuls move one step closer to their idol dreams. >> i want to [ bleep ] my mom. >> boy have we stepped in a fresh pile of [ bleep ]. >> i have spent the last few months saying [ bleep ] you is like [ bleep ] frank sinatra. >> this will not work. >> that donald trump doesn't enjoy black girls [ bleep ]. >> [ bleep ] balls. >> my grandma is here, too. >> i just [ bleep ] marky mark. >> when i saw your [ bleep ], oh, my godness, i got so excited. i know i'm going to be sucking that head. >> jimmy: well, we got a big show for you tonight. tom hanks is here. we have music from c cee
ABC
Mar 8, 2011 2:35am EST
and sleep. i'll stay in the back of this car until gadhafi leaves, he told us. we all will. we edge closer to the key oil city of ras lanuf, now the tip of the spear in the fight to bring down gadhafi. the battle is close. the charred evidence of fresh fighting is everywhere as is the thud of artillery fire. this is where all the fighters are gathering right now. this is the furthest west that we're able to go. just 30 miles west from where we are standing right here, there's a big battle in a place called bin jawad. that is just up ahead where gadhafi's forces attacked using their advantage, fighter jets to pound the rebels, stopping their march toward gadhafi's stronghold in tripoli. for now. and for now it is as far as we can go too. lama hasan, abc news, ras lanuf, libya. >> unbelievable. >>> political uncertainty in libya and other oil-producing countries has sent fuel prices skyrocketing. a record for this time of year, $3.52. over the past four weeks, prices have jumped 39 cents per gallon and analysts say no immediate relief in sight. >>> even though gas prices are the highest they
ABC
Mar 31, 2011 12:00am EDT
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ABC
Mar 5, 2011 7:00am EST
thank you for joining us. we appreciate it. dan, back to you. >> fascinating discussion. >>> and the motor behind those rising oil prices is the unrest and uncertainty in the arab world. especially in libya. anti-government rebels in libya captured a key port down. but moammar gadhafi's forces launch another defenses near tripoli. that's where we find our miguel marquez this morning. miguel, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. libya is essentially ripped in two. colonel gadhafi is increasing his force against rebels and protesters alike. but we could be in for a long, slow burn, as a civil war stalemate for weeks or months ahead. and colonel gadhafi could still come out on top. this morning, fighting continues west of tripoli. in zawiya, forces loyal to gadhafi tried to crush the rebels with fire. but the rebels are fighting back. both sides claim victory. east of the capital, a small, peaceful protest is threatening enough. police opened fire with tear gas and rubber bullets. at the heart of the struggle here, oil. libya's largest refinery is still oper
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >> and that is the voice of many felt about elizabeth taylor. she captivated us on screen. a movie star from the a-12, a veteran of more than 50 films from national velvet"nacional del the" to "a cat on a hot tin roof" 2 "cleopatra" where she met one of her husband's. her life was like an open book. >> i consume inordinate amount of alcohol and combined with pills it was deadly. >> she was one of the first hollywood starlets to talk about her battle with addiction and wait openly and her on-again and off-again romance is. she married an aspiring politician from virginia, john warner. in his orders, she helped lead the foundation for a 30-year career in the senate. >> thank you for all the heartfelt condolences that you have expressed for this iconic figure. >> the white man walker clinic in the district is named after elizabeth taylor and she worked tirelessly to help remove the stigma of aids pierre >> unbeknownst to many people, -- of aids. >> unbeknownst to many people she was instrumental to the awareness of aids in the united states. >> we will really mr.. >> at the time of her death today, she
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